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Design considerations of a wearable electronic-skin for mental health and wellness: balancing biosignals and human factors [article]

Yasser Khan, Matthew L. Mauriello, Parsa Nowruzi, Akshara Motani, Grace Hon, Nicholas Vitale, Jinxing Li, Jayoung Kim, Amir Foudeh, Dalton Duvio, Erika Shols, Megan Chesnut (+7 others)
2021 bioRxiv   pre-print
However, the design approach should be different from conventional wearables due to considerations like signal-to-noise ratio and the risk of stigmatization.  ...  By balancing human factors and biosignals, we conclude that the upper arm and forearm are optimal wear locations.  ...  Then we weighted both human factors and biosignal qualities to create a wear index for different wear locations on the body. (c) Visual overview of estimating the optimal wear location.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.01.20.427496 fatcat:rftzsybqv5ephlbyrziox254i4

Carnival/Wearable-Art/Presence [chapter]

Laura Beloff
2009 New Realities: Being Syncretic  
Intro Carnival is said to be not only a celebration but also a critique of the existing social order.  ...  For example, carnival allowed celebrations of bisexuality and transvestitism as a release from the socially imposed sex roles and of grotesque body opposing the puritanical view of the body.  ...  (Gumbrecht, 2004) Returning to wearable technologies, one of the main characteristics is their inherent relation to the presence and the body.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-211-78891-2_8 fatcat:bp526z2jbbgnfk5a2rkjmmlliq

Shared multisensory sexual arousal in virtual reality (VR) environments

Angelina Aleksandrovich, Leonardo Mariano Gomes
2020 Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics  
By examining what stimulates arousal, we better understand the multisensory capacity of humans, leading not only to richer sexual experiences but also to the further development of wearable sextech products  ...  This is achieved through the stimulation of human senses with immersive technology including visual, olfactory, auditory, and haptic triggers.  ...  Leonardo Mariano Gomes contributed to the development and programming of a haptic wearable and its communication with the game engine, manuscript technical writing contribution, and technical supervision  ... 
doi:10.1515/pjbr-2020-0018 fatcat:lgj4gcir75hhrln6na3wjxok3u

Understanding the impact of five major determinants of health (genetics, biology, behavior, psychology, society/environment) on type 2 diabetes in U.S. Hispanic/Latino families: Mil Familias - a cohort study

Jessikah Morales, Namino Glantz, Arianna Larez, Wendy Bevier, Mary Conneely, Ludi Fan, Beverly Reed, Carlos Alatorre, Rosirene Paczkowski, Tamim Ahmed, Andrew Mackenzie, Ian Duncan (+1 others)
2020 BMC Endocrine Disorders  
We will examine the complex set of factors that contribute to the burden of diabetes in Latino families and assess if cardio-metabolic disease risks go beyond the traditional biological and genetic factors  ...  The primary objective of this study is to determine the influence of the 5 major determinants of human health (genetics, biology, behavior, psychology, society/environment) on the burden of T2D for Latino  ...  The funder had no contribution to the design of the study and  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12902-019-0483-z pmid:31906923 pmcid:PMC6945604 fatcat:spxnijmgcvbytjtv5i5fwzg3hi

Measuring Interaction Proxemics with Wearable Light Tags

Alessandro Montanari, Zhao Tian, Elena Francu, Benjamin Lucas, Brian Jones, Xia Zhou, Cecilia Mascolo
2018 Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive Mobile Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies  
The version presented here may differ from the published version or from the version of record. If you wish to cite this item you are advised to consult the publisher's version.  ...  Please see the repository url above for details on accessing the published version and note that access may require a subscription.  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the funding agencies or others.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3191757 fatcat:oqbzlayagfc6pamg53dzwt7exq

Personal Touch-Identification Tokens

Tam Vu, Marco Gruteser
2013 IEEE pervasive computing  
ACknowlEDgMEnT We thank Akash Baid, simon Gao, Richard Howard, janne lindqvist, predrag spasojevic, jeffrey Walling, and Ivan seskar for their contributions toward developing personal touch tokens.  ...  The finger is in turn capacitively coupled through the human body (and sometimes through the ground) to the device's case.  ...  The transmitted electrical signals from the token essentially spoofs the Personal Touch-Identification Tokens Tam Vu and Marco Gruteser EdItoR's IntRo one of the goals of pervasive computing is the  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2013.33 fatcat:uymizqsy75gt7i7ozi6ezruu5e

A survey of mobile and wireless technologies for augmented reality systems

George Papagiannakis, Gurminder Singh, Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
2008 Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds  
Our goal is to place them into different categories so that it becomes easier to understand the state of art and to help identify new directions of research.  ...  A new breed of computing called "augmented ubiquitous computing" has resulted from the convergence of wearable computing, wireless networking and mobile AR interfaces.  ...  Acknowledgments The provided work has been partially supported by the EU FP6 IST Programme, in the framework of the INTERMEDIA Network of Excellence Project IST-38419. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cav.221 fatcat:dlajxnbzifcl7inx6ofdle4ezu

Vibrotactile-Based Operational Guidance System for Space Science Experiments

Yi Wang, Ge Yu, Guan-Yang Liu, Chao Huang, Yu-Hang Wang
2021 Actuators  
An intuitive and transparent interaction interface between scientists and astronauts has to be built to meet the requirements of space science experiments.  ...  Three virtual space science experiment tasks verified the feasibility of the vibrotactile operational guidance system.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/act10090229 fatcat:c2nlnhh3qncc5cxc3swrt3zrru

EmoGlass: an End-to-End AI-Enabled Wearable Platform for Enhancing Self-Awareness of Emotional Health

Zihan Yan, Yufei Wu, Yang Zhang, Xiang 'Anthony' Chen
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
CCS CONCEPTS • Human-centered computing → Ubiquitous and mobile computing; Ubiquitous and mobile computing systems and tools.  ...  We present Emo-Glass, an end-to-end wearable platform that consists of emotion detection glasses and an accompanying mobile application.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was funded in part by the National Science Foundation under grant IIS-1850183 and IIS-2047297.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491102.3501925 fatcat:chctjjmeoffk7bvgobvow2rw44

Correlation Analysis of Different Measurement Places of Galvanic Skin Response in Test Groups Facing Pleasant and Unpleasant Stimuli

Andres Sanchez-Comas, Kåre Synnes, Diego Molina-Estren, Alexander Troncoso-Palacio, Zhoe Comas-González
2021 Sensors  
Given the sparsity of studies related to the GSR and the variety of devices, this study was conducted at the Human Health Activity Laboratory (H2AL) with 17 healthy subjects to determine the variability  ...  body sites.  ...  factor to pleasant or unpleasant stimuli, technical specifications of wearable sensors, quality of signals, smoothing and interpolation methods, and internal and external factors of the GSR measurement  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21124210 fatcat:4c5u4g326zcp5iadktpe3ist3e

Depth and thermal information fusion for head tracking using particle filter in a fall detection context

Imen Halima, Jean-Marc Laferté, Geoffroy Cormier, Alain-Jérôme Fougère, Jean-Louis Dillenseger
2020 Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering  
In this paper, we present an adaptive human tracking method built on particle filter, using depth and thermal information based on the velocity and the position of the head.  ...  The security of elderly people living alone is a major issue. A system that detects anomalies can be useful for both individual and retirement homes.  ...  A sincere thank you to Tabitha Courbin for her diligent proofreading of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ica-190615 fatcat:utuafs4z2zcerpcpba5saglpca

Interactive Technologies for Autism

Julie A. Kientz, Matthew S. Goodwin, Gillian R. Hayes, Gregory D. Abowd
2013 Synthesis Lectures on Assistive Rehabilitative and Health-Preserving Technologies  
Advances in medicine allow us to live longer, despite the assaults on our bodies from war, environmental damage, and natural disasters.  ...  Emerging technologies in this area also have the potential to enhance assessment and diagnosis of individuals with autism, to understand the nature of autism, and to help researchers conduct basic and  ...  The envisioned setting for this system is the community, and a description of the system was published in the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00533ed1v01y201309arh004 fatcat:innepgv7mngkbncg7ujrkkm3p4

Feature Selection and Activity Recognition System Using a Single Triaxial Accelerometer

Piyush Gupta, Tim Dallas
2014 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
However, most of these 109 systems require accelerometers to be in a particular orientation 110 and position on the human body or else exclude transitional 111 events such as sit-to-stand, stand-to-kneel-to-stand  ...  However, most of these 109 systems require accelerometers to be in a particular orientation 110 and position on the human body or else exclude transitional 111 events such as sit -to-stand, stand-to-kneel-to-stand  ...  Siewiorek, and M. Deisher, "Activity recog-603 nition and monitoring using multiple sensors on different body positions," 604 in Proc. Int. Workshop Wearable Implantable Body Sens.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2307069 pmid:24691526 fatcat:5wpwq5sk5baofezszpe72l6mcq

Physiological Signal-Based Method for Measurement of Pain Intensity

Yaqi Chu, Xingang Zhao, Jianda Han, Yang Su
2017 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
The proposed pain prediction system consists of signal acquisition and preprocessing, feature extraction, feature selection and feature reduction, and three types of pattern classifiers.  ...  The method might be used to develop a wearable device that is suitable for daily use in clinical settings.  ...  Also, we appreciate the assistance of Lingguo Kong in setting up the experimental system and Lipeng An in data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2017.00279 pmid:28603478 pmcid:PMC5445136 fatcat:xin6hsubz5g6zjglcsofu6x45m

Video Capsule Endoscopy and Ingestible Electronics: Emerging Trends in Sensors, Circuits, Materials, Telemetry, Optics, and Rapid Reading Software

Dylan Miley, Leonardo Bertoncello Machado, Calvin Condo, Albert E. Jergens, Kyoung-Jin Yoon, Santosh Pandey
2021 Advanced Devices & Instrumentation  
The results from clinical studies are discussed for the assessment of key performance indicators related to the safety and effectiveness of ingestible capsule procedures.  ...  Lastly, the present challenges and outlook are summarized with respect to the risks to health, clinical testing and approval process, and technology adoption by patients and clinicians.  ...  This work was partially supported by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF IDBR-1556370) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (2020-67021-31964) to S.P.  ... 
doi:10.34133/2021/9854040 fatcat:vkbuotbfbzhlnced6q33rdqzmq
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